Grand Prairie, TX asked in Family Law and Child Custody for Texas

Q: Hello. My ex-husband had a TRO signed against me for picking up our daughter on 9/9/2020 with no reason or allegations

I am the custodial parent, however he took her for a visit and refused to give her back and then had a restraining order files. . The hearing has been reset to mid October as he is required to get a nail drug test bc he is an addict and is on felony probation. Since it has been over 14 days since the TRO was signed, wouldn’t it be expired now?

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Hon. Richard W. B. Davis
Hon. Richard W. B. Davis
  • Divorce Lawyer
  • Bryan, TX
  • Licensed in Texas

A: Under the Texas Rules of Civil Procedure, a Temporary Restraining Order usually expires on its own 14 days after it has been issued. TRO's are often extended, however. I suggest that you call the District Clerk to ask.

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